Friday, July 17, 2015

Queen to release Studio Collection vinyl box set

Queen will release “The Studio Collection” Special Edition Vinyl Box Set on September 25.

The package will present 18 remastered vinyl editions of the complete collection of 15 Queen studio albums – from the 1973 self-titled debut to 1995’s “Made In Heaven” - and comes with a fully customized limited edition Queen-branded turntable made by Rega.

The 15 albums are configured across 18 discs due to some tweaks in the change of format to vinyl: 1974’s “Queen II” is spread across two records with a custom etching on the reverse side in tribute to the original “Side White” and “Side Black” presentation, while 1991’s “Innuendo and 1995’s “Made In Heaven” are double albums due to the longer running time on the original CD releases.

“The Studio Collection” presents each album in a different colour along with an illustrated 12 x 12 inch 108 page hardback book complete with introductions to each record – including quotes from Queen themselves, hand-written lyrics, rare photographs, memorabilia, and information on singles and videos.

“The Queen Studio Collection”

Release date: September 25

Queen II *
Sheer Heart Attack
A Night at the Opera
A Day at the Races
News of the World
The Game
Flash Gordon
Hot Space
The Works
A Kind of Magic
The Miracle
Made in Heaven

* 2 disc special edition exclusive to the box set; 1 disc standard edition available separately.

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